Cow Hooking Blues
DESCRIPTION: The singer wakes up to find the girl he loves has gone. He considers drowning himself in the river. He goes to the barn and a cow hooks him with its horn. "She hurt my heart, you might have heard me cry"
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (MJHurt05)
KEYWORDS: grief courting love parting injury animal lover
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Mississippi John Hurt, "Cow Hooking Blues" (on MJHurt05)
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